Kentucky is looking to continue their winning streak after they won in double OT against Mississippi State on the road.
Vanderbilt on the board first with a basket, Olivier Sarr makes both free throws getting the Cats on the board. Vandy makes both free throws, Kentucky answers with a basket to tie it up once more, they get a basket from Isaiah Jackson to take the lead but a 3 pointer from Vandy gets them close to the Cats, Sarr answers with a basket and Davion Mintz with a 3 pointer and Allen with a basket. Vandy answers with a basket or two then a 3 pointer to tie the game, Kentucky gets a basket to go ahead but Vandy ties it and then takes the lead, 21-19. A 3 pointer for Vandy opens up a 5 point lead but Kentucky gets a basket by Askew, Sarr makes one out of two free throws. Kentucky ties it up again at 24-24, Vanderbilt answers with a 3 pointer and Olivier Sarr gets several more free throws bringing the Cats within one. Lance Ware makes one out of two to tie up the game once again, Vandy responds with a 3 pointer to take the lead. Vanderbilt leads 40-33 at halftime.